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Computer vulnerabilities of VMware ESXi

computer vulnerability bulletin CVE-2017-5753 CVE-2018-3693

Processors: memory reading via Spectre Bounds Check

Synthesis of the vulnerability

A local attacker can access to the kernel memory, in order to read sensitive information.
Impacted products: SNS, iOS by Apple, Mac OS X, Blue Coat CAS, Cisco ASR, Cisco Catalyst, Nexus by Cisco, NX-OS, Cisco Router, Cisco UCS, XenServer, Debian, ConnectPort TSx, Avamar, ExtremeXOS, Summit, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, Fedora, FortiAnalyzer, FortiGate, FortiManager, FortiOS, FreeBSD, Android OS, Chrome, AIX, IBM i, QRadar SIEM, Juniper J-Series, Junos OS, Junos Space, NSMXpress, Linux, McAfee Email Gateway, McAfee NSM, McAfee NTBA, McAfee Web Gateway, Meinberg NTP Server, Edge, IE, SQL Server, Windows 10, Windows 2008 R0, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012, Windows 2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows (platform) ~ not comprehensive, Windows RT, Firefox, openSUSE Leap, Opera, Oracle Communications, Solaris, RealPresence Collaboration Server, RealPresence Distributed Media Application, RealPresence Resource Manager, RHEL, SIMATIC, Sonus SBC, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Symantec Content Analysis, Synology DSM, Synology DS***, Synology RS***, Ubuntu, Unix (platform) ~ not comprehensive, ESXi, vCenter Server, VMware vSphere, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation, Xen.
Severity: 1/4.
Consequences: data reading.
Provenance: user shell.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 05/01/2018.
Revision date: 21/02/2018.
Identifiers: 2016636, 519675, ADV180002, bulletinjan2018, bulletinjul2018, CERTFR-2018-AVI-004, CERTFR-2018-AVI-005, CERTFR-2018-AVI-006, CERTFR-2018-AVI-008, CERTFR-2018-AVI-009, CERTFR-2018-AVI-012, CERTFR-2018-AVI-013, CERTFR-2018-AVI-014, CERTFR-2018-AVI-016, CERTFR-2018-AVI-027, CERTFR-2018-AVI-029, CERTFR-2018-AVI-032, CERTFR-2018-AVI-048, CERTFR-2018-AVI-049, CERTFR-2018-AVI-077, CERTFR-2018-AVI-079, CERTFR-2018-AVI-094, CERTFR-2018-AVI-114, CERTFR-2018-AVI-124, CERTFR-2018-AVI-134, CERTFR-2018-AVI-208, CERTFR-2018-AVI-256, CERTFR-2018-AVI-365, CERTFR-2018-AVI-584, CERTFR-2019-AVI-042, CERTFR-2019-AVI-052, CERTFR-2019-AVI-131, CERTFR-2019-AVI-242, cisco-sa-20180104-cpusidechannel, cpuapr2018, cpuapr2019, CTX231390, CTX231399, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2018-3693, DLA-1422-1, DLA-1422-2, DLA-1423-1, DLA-1424-1, DLA-1434-1, DLA-1731-1, DLA-1731-2, DSA-2018-049, DSA-4187-1, DSA-4188-1, FEDORA-2018-21a7ad920c, FEDORA-2018-276558ff6f, FEDORA-2018-6b319763ab, FEDORA-2018-7e17849364, FEDORA-2018-e6fe35524d, FEDORA-2018-fb582aabcc, FG-IR-18-002, HT208397, HT208401, ibm10742755, INTEL-OSS-10002, JSA10842, JSA10873, JSA10917, K91229003, MBGSA-1801, MFSA-2018-01, N1022433, nas8N1022433, openSUSE-SU-2018:0022-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0023-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0326-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0459-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1623-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2119-1, RHSA-2018:0007-01, RHSA-2018:0008-01, RHSA-2018:0009-01, RHSA-2018:0010-01, RHSA-2018:0011-01, RHSA-2018:0012-01, RHSA-2018:0013-01, RHSA-2018:0014-01, RHSA-2018:0015-01, RHSA-2018:0016-01, RHSA-2018:0017-01, RHSA-2018:0018-01, RHSA-2018:0020-01, RHSA-2018:0021-01, RHSA-2018:0022-01, RHSA-2018:0023-01, RHSA-2018:0024-01, RHSA-2018:0025-01, RHSA-2018:0026-01, RHSA-2018:0027-01, RHSA-2018:0028-01, RHSA-2018:0029-01, RHSA-2018:0030-01, RHSA-2018:0031-01, RHSA-2018:0032-01, RHSA-2018:0034-01, RHSA-2018:0035-01, RHSA-2018:0036-01, RHSA-2018:0037-01, RHSA-2018:0038-01, RHSA-2018:0039-01, RHSA-2018:0040-01, RHSA-2018:0053-01, RHSA-2018:0093-01, RHSA-2018:0094-01, RHSA-2018:0103-01, RHSA-2018:0104-01, RHSA-2018:0105-01, RHSA-2018:0106-01, RHSA-2018:0107-01, RHSA-2018:0108-01, RHSA-2018:0109-01, RHSA-2018:0110-01, RHSA-2018:0111-01, RHSA-2018:0112-01, RHSA-2018:0182-01, RHSA-2018:0292-01, RHSA-2018:0464-01, RHSA-2018:0496-01, RHSA-2018:0512-01, RHSA-2018:1129-01, RHSA-2018:1196-01, SA161, SB10226, Spectre, spectre_meltdown_advisory, SSA-168644, SSA-505225, STORM-2018-001, SUSE-SU-2018:0011-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0012-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0031-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0040-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0069-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0113-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0114-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0115-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0131-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0171-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0219-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0438-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0472-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0601-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0609-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0638-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0678-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0909-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1368-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1376-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1603-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1658-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1699-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2150-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2528-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0222-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0765-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1550-1, Synology-SA-18:01, USN-3516-1, USN-3521-1, USN-3530-1, USN-3541-1, USN-3541-2, USN-3542-1, USN-3542-2, USN-3549-1, USN-3580-1, USN-3597-1, USN-3597-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-24948, VMSA-2018-0002, VMSA-2018-0004, VMSA-2018-0004.2, VMSA-2018-0004.3, VMSA-2018-0007, VN-2018-001, VN-2018-002, VU#584653, XSA-254.

Description of the vulnerability

A local attacker can monitor the performances of its process, in order to get information about the data used for computing by the processor.
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computer vulnerability note CVE-2017-5715

Processors: memory reading via Spectre Branch Target

Synthesis of the vulnerability

A local attacker can monitor the performances of its process, in order to get information about the data used for computing by the processor.
Impacted products: SNS, iOS by Apple, Mac OS X, Blue Coat CAS, Cisco ASR, Cisco Catalyst, Nexus by Cisco, NX-OS, Cisco Router, Cisco UCS, XenServer, Debian, ConnectPort TSx, Avamar, ExtremeXOS, Summit, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, Fedora, FortiAnalyzer, FortiGate, FortiManager, FortiOS, FreeBSD, Android OS, Chrome, AIX, IBM i, QRadar SIEM, Juniper J-Series, Junos OS, Junos Space, NSMXpress, Linux, McAfee Email Gateway, McAfee NSM, McAfee NTBA, McAfee Web Gateway, Meinberg NTP Server, Edge, IE, SQL Server, Windows 10, Windows 2008 R0, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012, Windows 2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows (platform) ~ not comprehensive, Windows RT, Firefox, openSUSE Leap, Opera, pfSense, RealPresence Collaboration Server, RealPresence Distributed Media Application, RealPresence Resource Manager, RHEL, SIMATIC, Slackware, Sonus SBC, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Symantec Content Analysis, Synology DSM, Synology DS***, Synology RS***, Ubuntu, Unix (platform) ~ not comprehensive, ESXi, VMware vSphere, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation, Xen.
Severity: 1/4.
Consequences: data reading.
Provenance: user shell.
Creation date: 05/01/2018.
Revision date: 07/02/2018.
Identifiers: 2016636, 519675, ADV180002, CERTFR-2018-AVI-004, CERTFR-2018-AVI-005, CERTFR-2018-AVI-006, CERTFR-2018-AVI-008, CERTFR-2018-AVI-009, CERTFR-2018-AVI-012, CERTFR-2018-AVI-013, CERTFR-2018-AVI-014, CERTFR-2018-AVI-016, CERTFR-2018-AVI-028, CERTFR-2018-AVI-029, CERTFR-2018-AVI-030, CERTFR-2018-AVI-032, CERTFR-2018-AVI-040, CERTFR-2018-AVI-048, CERTFR-2018-AVI-049, CERTFR-2018-AVI-075, CERTFR-2018-AVI-079, CERTFR-2018-AVI-080, CERTFR-2018-AVI-083, CERTFR-2018-AVI-094, CERTFR-2018-AVI-104, CERTFR-2018-AVI-118, CERTFR-2018-AVI-119, CERTFR-2018-AVI-124, CERTFR-2018-AVI-134, CERTFR-2018-AVI-161, CERTFR-2018-AVI-170, CERTFR-2018-AVI-196, CERTFR-2018-AVI-206, CERTFR-2018-AVI-208, CERTFR-2018-AVI-256, CERTFR-2019-AVI-242, cisco-sa-20180104-cpusidechannel, CTX231390, CTX231399, CVE-2017-5715, DLA-1349-1, DLA-1362-1, DLA-1369-1, DLA-1422-1, DLA-1422-2, DLA-1497-1, DLA-1506-1, DSA-2018-049, DSA-4120-1, DSA-4120-2, DSA-4179-1, DSA-4187-1, DSA-4188-1, DSA-4213-1, FEDORA-2018-21a7ad920c, FEDORA-2018-276558ff6f, FEDORA-2018-6b319763ab, FEDORA-2018-7e17849364, FEDORA-2018-e6fe35524d, FEDORA-2018-fb582aabcc, FG-IR-18-002, FreeBSD-SA-18:03.speculative_execution, HT208397, HT208401, JSA10842, JSA10873, K91229003, LSN-0035-1, MBGSA-1801, MFSA-2018-01, N1022433, nas8N1022433, openSUSE-SU-2018:0013-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0022-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0023-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0026-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0030-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0059-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0066-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0187-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0326-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0408-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0459-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0710-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0745-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0780-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0939-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1502-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1623-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1631-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2119-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2237-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2524-1, RHSA-2018:0007-01, RHSA-2018:0008-01, RHSA-2018:0009-01, RHSA-2018:0010-01, RHSA-2018:0011-01, RHSA-2018:0012-01, RHSA-2018:0013-01, RHSA-2018:0014-01, RHSA-2018:0015-01, RHSA-2018:0016-01, RHSA-2018:0017-01, RHSA-2018:0018-01, RHSA-2018:0020-01, RHSA-2018:0021-01, RHSA-2018:0022-01, RHSA-2018:0023-01, RHSA-2018:0024-01, RHSA-2018:0025-01, RHSA-2018:0026-01, RHSA-2018:0027-01, RHSA-2018:0028-01, RHSA-2018:0029-01, RHSA-2018:0030-01, RHSA-2018:0031-01, RHSA-2018:0032-01, RHSA-2018:0034-01, RHSA-2018:0035-01, RHSA-2018:0036-01, RHSA-2018:0037-01, RHSA-2018:0038-01, RHSA-2018:0039-01, RHSA-2018:0040-01, RHSA-2018:0053-01, RHSA-2018:0093-01, RHSA-2018:0094-01, RHSA-2018:0103-01, RHSA-2018:0104-01, RHSA-2018:0105-01, RHSA-2018:0106-01, RHSA-2018:0107-01, RHSA-2018:0108-01, RHSA-2018:0109-01, RHSA-2018:0110-01, RHSA-2018:0111-01, RHSA-2018:0112-01, RHSA-2018:0182-01, RHSA-2018:0292-01, RHSA-2018:0496-01, RHSA-2018:0512-01, RHSA-2018:1129-01, RHSA-2018:1196-01, SA161, SB10226, Spectre, spectre_meltdown_advisory, SSA-168644, SSA:2018-016-01, SSA:2018-037-01, STORM-2018-001, SUSE-SU-2018:0006-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0007-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0008-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0009-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0011-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0012-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0019-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0020-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0031-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0036-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0039-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0040-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0041-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0051-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0056-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0067-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0068-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0069-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0113-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0114-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0115-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0131-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0171-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0219-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0383-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0416-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0437-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0438-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0472-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0525-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0555-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0601-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0609-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0638-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0660-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0678-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0705-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0708-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0762-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0831-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0838-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0841-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0861-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0909-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0920-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0986-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1077-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1080-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1308-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1363-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1368-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1376-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1386-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1498-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1503-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1567-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1570-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1571-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1603-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1658-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1661-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1699-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1759-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1784-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2082-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2141-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2189-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2528-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2631-1, SUSE-SU-2019:13999-1, Synology-SA-18:01, USN-3516-1, USN-3530-1, USN-3531-1, USN-3531-2, USN-3531-3, USN-3541-1, USN-3541-2, USN-3549-1, USN-3560-1, USN-3561-1, USN-3580-1, USN-3581-1, USN-3581-2, USN-3581-3, USN-3582-1, USN-3582-2, USN-3594-1, USN-3597-1, USN-3597-2, USN-3620-1, USN-3620-2, USN-3690-1, USN-3690-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-24949, VMSA-2018-0002, VMSA-2018-0004, VMSA-2018-0004.2, VMSA-2018-0004.3, VN-2018-001, VN-2018-002, VU#584653, XSA-254.

Description of the vulnerability

A local attacker can monitor the performances of its process, in order to get information about the data used for computing by the processor.
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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2017-4933 CVE-2017-4940 CVE-2017-4941

VMware ESXi, vCenter Server Appliance, Workstation: four vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of VMware ESXi, vCenter Server Appliance and Workstation.
Impacted products: ESXi, vCenter Server, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation.
Severity: 2/4.
Consequences: user access/rights, client access/rights, denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Provenance: document.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 4.
Creation date: 20/12/2017.
Identifiers: CERTFR-2017-AVI-480, CVE-2017-4933, CVE-2017-4940, CVE-2017-4941, CVE-2017-4943, TALOS-2017-0368, TALOS-2017-0369, VIGILANCE-VUL-24847, VMSA-2017-0021.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of VMware ESXi, vCenter Server Appliance and Workstation.
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computer vulnerability CVE-2017-4925

VMware ESXi/Workstation: denial of service via Guest RPC

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a fatal error via Guest RPC of VMware ESXi/Workstation, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: ESXi, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation.
Severity: 1/4.
Consequences: denial of service on server.
Provenance: user shell.
Creation date: 15/09/2017.
Identifiers: CERTFR-2017-AVI-304, CVE-2017-4925, VIGILANCE-VUL-23845, VMSA-2017-0015.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a fatal error via Guest RPC of VMware ESXi/Workstation, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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vulnerability note CVE-2017-4924

VMware ESXi/Workstation: memory corruption via SVGA

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker, inside a guest system, can generate a memory corruption via SVGA of VMware ESXi/Workstation, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code on the host system.
Impacted products: ESXi, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation.
Severity: 2/4.
Consequences: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights, denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Provenance: user shell.
Creation date: 15/09/2017.
Identifiers: CERTFR-2017-AVI-304, CVE-2017-4924, VIGILANCE-VUL-23844, VMSA-2017-0015, VMSA-2017-0015.1, ZDI-17-738.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker, inside a guest system, can generate a memory corruption via SVGA of VMware ESXi/Workstation, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code on the host system.
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computer vulnerability note CVE-2017-4902 CVE-2017-4903 CVE-2017-4904

VMware ESXi, Workstation: four vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of VMware ESXi, Workstation.
Impacted products: ESXi, VMware vSphere, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation.
Severity: 3/4.
Consequences: privileged access/rights, denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Provenance: user shell.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 3.
Creation date: 29/03/2017.
Revision date: 31/03/2017.
Identifiers: CERTFR-2017-AVI-093, CVE-2017-4902, CVE-2017-4903, CVE-2017-4904, CVE-2017-4905, VIGILANCE-VUL-22279, VMSA-2017-0006, ZDI-17-235, ZDI-17-236, ZDI-17-237, ZDI-17-238, ZDI-17-239.

Description of the vulnerability

Several vulnerabilities were announced in VMware ESXi, Workstation.

An attacker can generate a memory corruption via the SVGA video card emulation, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2017-4902, CVE-2017-4903, ZDI-17-235, ZDI-17-236, ZDI-17-237]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption via the HCI controller, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2017-4904, ZDI-17-239]

An attacker can read a memory fragment, in order to obtain sensitive information. [severity:1/4; CVE-2017-4905, ZDI-17-238]
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vulnerability note CVE-2015-5191

VMware Tools: privilege escalation via libDeployPkg

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via libDeployPkg of VMware Tools, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, ESXi, VMware vSphere Hypervisor.
Severity: 2/4.
Consequences: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Provenance: user shell.
Creation date: 20/02/2017.
Identifiers: CVE-2015-5191, FEDORA-2017-08ec8b6dc4, FEDORA-2017-4b4154d6f6, openSUSE-SU-2017:0509-1, openSUSE-SU-2017:0827-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-21884, VMSA-2017-0013.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via libDeployPkg of VMware Tools, in order to escalate his privileges.
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vulnerability CVE-2016-7463

VMware ESXi: Cross Site Scripting via Host Client

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a stored Cross Site Scripting via Host Client of VMware ESXi, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: ESXi, VMware vSphere, VMware vSphere Hypervisor.
Severity: 2/4.
Consequences: client access/rights.
Provenance: document.
Creation date: 21/12/2016.
Identifiers: CERTFR-2016-AVI-425, CVE-2016-7463, VIGILANCE-VUL-21430, VMSA-2016-0023.

Description of the vulnerability

The VMware ESXi product offers a web service.

However, it does not filter received data via Host Client before storing then inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a stored Cross Site Scripting via Host Client of VMware ESXi, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2016-5330 CVE-2016-5331

VMware: two vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of VMware.
Impacted products: ESXi, vCenter Server, VMware vSphere, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation.
Severity: 2/4.
Consequences: user access/rights, client access/rights.
Provenance: document.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 05/08/2016.
Revisions dates: 09/08/2016, 20/09/2016.
Identifiers: CERTFR-2016-AVI-265, CVE-2016-5330, CVE-2016-5331, SFY20151201, SYSS-2016-063, VIGILANCE-VUL-20326, VMSA-2016-0010.

Description of the vulnerability

Several vulnerabilities were announced in VMware.

An attacker can use a malicious vmhgfs.dll DLL via the VMware Tools "Shared Folders" feature (component VMware Host Guest Client Redirector), in order to run code. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-5330, SFY20151201]

An attacker can inject an HTTP header, in order to trigger a Cross Site Scripting or a redirection. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-5331, SYSS-2016-063]
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vulnerability note CVE-2016-7079 CVE-2016-7080

VMware ESXi: two vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of VMware ESXi.
Impacted products: ESXi, VMware vSphere, VMware vSphere Hypervisor.
Severity: 1/4.
Consequences: denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Provenance: user shell.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 14/09/2016.
Identifiers: CERTFR-2016-AVI-313, CVE-2016-7079, CVE-2016-7080, VIGILANCE-VUL-20604, VMSA-2016-0014, VMSA-2016-0014.1.

Description of the vulnerability

Several vulnerabilities were announced in VMware ESXi.

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via VMware Tools, in order to trigger a denial of service. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-7079]

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via VMware Tools, in order to trigger a denial of service. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-7080]
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